Cedar Plank Cheese with Grilled Peaches and Rosemary Croutons

  • Prep Time
    30 Minutes
  • Cook Time
    15 Minutes
  • Total Time
    45 Minutes
  • Servings
    8
  • Difficulty
    Easy

Ideal for


  • Charcoal

  • Weber Q

  • Gas

Ingredients

  • 2 x 125g Rounds of soft cheese (Brie and/or Camembert cheese)
  • 2/3 Cup walnuts
  • 6 Peaches, halved and stones removed
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 125g Fresh blackberries
  • 1 Teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 8 Rosemary sprigs, approx 15cm in length
  • 350g Ciabatta load, cut into 2.5cm cubes
  • 2 Tablespoons honey

Method

  • Step 0
    Soak a Weber Cedar Plank in water for at least 60 minutes.
  • Step 1
    Place the cheese(s), walnuts and peach halves on a chopping board, lightly drizzle with olive oil. Season the cheese(s) with salt and pepper.
  • Step 2
    In a bowl mix together the blackberries and balsamic vinegar.
  • Step 3
    Remove 3/4 of the rosemary leaves from each stalk. Place the cubes of ciabatta and rosemary stalks into a large bowl. Lightly drizzle oil on the bread and rosemary, season with salt. Thread the cubes of ciabatta onto the rosemary stalks.
  • Step 4
    Set up and preheat your barbecue for direct cooking, please refer to your handbook for further instructions.
  • Step 5
    Once the barbecue has preheated, place the cedar plank directly on the grill. Turn the burner(s) to medium. Leave the plank on the grill for 5 minutes or until it starts to blacken and smoke.
  • Step 6
    Flip the plank over so the charred side is facing up. Place the brie/camembert on the cedar plank, top with the balsamic blackberries and drizzle the honey on top. Close the lid and cook for 10 minutes. 5 minutes into the cooking time, scatter the walnuts around the cheese(s).
  • Step 7
    Remove the cedar plank from the barbecue and set aside while cooking the croutons.
  • Step 8
    Leaving all burners on medium, barbecue the ciabatta skewers for 4 minutes or until golden, turning as required.
  • Step 9
    Place the peaches directly onto the cooking grill, cut side down for 3 minutes, or until lightly charred.
  • Step 10
    Serve the cedar plank with the barbecued peaches and toasted ciabatta